By: Joe Brennan | 2015.03.25 | 04:48 pm
The 21-member committee charged with screening candidates to succeed Sally Mason as president of the University of Iowa held its first meeting Wednesday, March 25.
External Media | 2015.03.23 | 12:15 pm
A new study from lead investigator Jennifer Robinson, an epidemiologist in the College of Public Health, shows that a cholesterol drug may also be able to reduce heart attacks and strokes.
UI Carver College of Medicine graduates learn where they're going for residency
By: Molly Rossiter and Tim Schoon | 2015.03.23 | 11:35 am
Friday was Match Day—the day when more medical school graduates around the world learned where they would be doing their residencies. The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine has 154 medical students graduating this year.
There's far more to the University of Iowa's membership in the Big Ten Athletic Conference
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.20 | 11:15 am
Mention the University of Iowa's membership in the Big Ten Athletic Conference, and most people think sports. But there's far more to it than that. The UI also benefits from an academic collaboration with other Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago through its membership in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation.
Study shows low-income students in schools that offer free breakfasts perform better than in those schools that don’t
By: Tom Snee | 2015.03.12 | 04:29 pm
A new study from the University of Iowa reinforces the connection between good nutrition and good grades, finding that free school breakfasts help students from low-income families perform better academically.
This year highlights melanoma research and treatment
By: Mitch Overton | 2015.03.12 | 04:28 pm
The latest annual report on cancer in Iowa estimates 16,900 new cancers will be diagnosed among Iowa residents in 2015. In addition, an estimated 6,400 Iowans will die from cancer, according to the “Cancer in Iowa: 2015” report released Friday, March 13, by the State Health Registry of Iowa, based in the University of Iowa College of Public Health.
Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.12 | 11:00 am
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.
Lifelong yearning to help people continues through lab research, volunteerism
By: Kirk Murray and Brittany Borghi | 2015.03.11 | 04:14 pm
When Grant Young came to the University of Iowa four years ago, it was an easy choice to major in biochemistry and pre-med. His urge to volunteer kicked in, leading to work in the Burn Treatment Center and as a research assistant studying the genetic mutations that cause muscular dystrophy.